Archives for January 2017
MISSISSAUGA: Rich tributes were paid to actor Om Puri here by a large number of theatre artists and writers from India and Pakistan at a gathering organized by the Parvasi Media group on Sunday.
They recalled his deep association with Toronto as some of Om Puri’s English movies such as Such a Long Journey and West is West premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.
By Gurmukh Singh
VANCOUVER: Few first-generation Canadian immigrants have succeeded like Barj Dhahan (Barjinder Singh Dhahan) of Vancouver.
And even fewer have benefited their home state Punjab in India with charity work in education, health care and employment as much as him.
Dhahan is also the man behind the biggest award for the promotion of his native Punjabi language –
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The Hindu Sena, the far-right group which had celebrated the victory of Donald Trump in the US elections in November, formally coronated him today at Delhi’s Jantar Mantar even as he was taking oath of the office in Washington.
The Hindu Sena activists garlanded Trump’s portrait, put tilak on his forehead and sweets in his mouth.
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NEW YORK: Donald Trump , who took the oath of office today, has become the first US President to be married thrice.
In fact, only six US President, including Ronald Reagan, Woodrow Wilson and Theodore Roosevelt, have been married twice.
Thrice-married Trump told CNN last year just as he began his campaign for the Republican nomination as to why his two previous marriage fell apart.
How willformer BJP leader-turned-Congressman Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has just joined the Congress only days before the Punjab elections, live down his past?
This video shows how he lambasted the Congress leaders from Nehru to Sonia to Manmohan Singh to Rahul when he was in the BJP. Look how he ridiculed Rahul Gandhi by calling him Pappu and how shamelessly he now justifies his decision to join the Congress by citing the case of former Bihar rivals Nitish Kumar and Lalu Yadav he came together last year to stop the BJP from winning the state assembly elections.